Doc (echsdoc) wrote,

183 - Prick

In this new world of mine I have to prick my finger several times a day. I do not like this. The doohickey that should do the pinprick can't seem to get enough blood. I have wasted probably twenty-five of the tabs. So the consulting nurse said just to take the needle and prick my own finger by hand. I am learning to do that. Then I get to see a reading on the monitor. I do not like that either. It is way too high. I am started on a medicine that should help, but it will take a few days.

I am wondering if retirement has opened up the time in life for such new and unpleasant things?

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